Financial Literacy Facilitator Training (Online) FL-101-D

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The Prosper Canada Centre for Financial Literacy is pleased to invite you to participate in the online

Financial Literacy Facilitator Training

Purpose of Course

This online course prepares frontline staff of non-profit organizatons to deliver an easy-to-use curriculum that covers a range of financial topics. The course provides an orientation to the content, facilitation basics and explores how to adapt the Prosper Canada Centre for Financial Literacy’s curriculum to the needs, context, interests and learning styles of the specific groups that you serve.

Content:

  • Introduction
  • Facilitation
  • Module One: Exploring Your Relationship with Money
  • Module Two: Income and Taxes
  • Module Three: Budgeting
  • Module Four: Banking and Financial Services
  • Module Five: Saving
  • Module Six: Credit Basics
  • Module Seven: Credit Reporting
  • Module Eight: Debt
  • Module Nine: Consumerism
  • Summary and Next Steps
  • Quiz and Post-evaluation

Upon completion of the training you will receive:

  1. A curriculum in PDF format containing all nine modules
  2. Access to online evaluation tools
  3. A PowerPoint presentation template
  4. A certificate of completion

Criteria for Participation:

This course is open to front line staff that work with Canadians living on a low income who are willing to:

  • Participate in the full seven weeks (approx 2-4 hours per week) of online training, including discussion forums
  • Provide post-course feedback to Prosper Canada regarding the online training experience
  • Deliver a workshop within six months of receiving the training to at least 15 Canadians living on a low income

WHEN:

September 12, 2016 - October 28, 2016

COST:

$250 plus HST ($282.50) with the option to order a hard copy of the curriculum for an additional $50 plus HST ($56.50). This can be ordered upon completion of the course.

Registration Deadline: September 5, 2016

Register Early: Enrollment is limited!

By submitting your registration, you are acknowledging the following:

  • I am a staff member or volunteer from a non-profit organization or a social service program (e.g. Social Assistance, Public Health, etc.) which serves low-income populations.
  • I understand that the Prosper Canada Centre for Financial Literacy’s curriculum and tools are for non-profit use only, and are not to be delivered or distributed for a fee.
  • I have the consent of my organization’s senior management to participate in the Prosper Canada Centre for Financial Literacy’s Facilitator Training workshop.
  • When copying or distributing any portion of the curriculum content, I will credit Prosper Canada, and provide a link to www.prospercanada.org when possible.

If you have any questions regarding the training, please email Jenni Bolton at jbolton@prospercanada.org.

FAQs

Can I request to be invoiced for my registration?

Yes. Please click ‘show other payment options’ located under the ‘Register’ button to request an invoice. Registration will be processed only when payment is received in full.

Is my registration transferrable?

You can transfer your registration to someone else online by September 5th. You need to log in or sign up for an Eventbrite account. Log in to Eventbrite and go to manage order and click edit (not transfer). Change the contact (attendee) information. This function is only made available to the original registrant. Please contact jbolton@prospercanada.org if you need assistance.

What is the refund policy?

Substitution is permitted up to September 5th. Cancellations received in writing (email) postmarked by September, 2016 will be fully refunded. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after September 5, 2016. Should a participant need to withdraw from the course within the first two weeks (From September 12 to September 23) their payment can be transferred to a future course. After September 23, no transfers or refunds will be accepted. Only cancellations sent to Prosper Canada in writing (including email) will be processed. On-line registration closes Midnight (EST) September 5, 2016.

About Prosper Canada

Through its Financial Literacy Facilitator Training program, the Prosper Canada Centre for Financial Literacy, co-founded with the TD Bank Group, has equipped over 2,000 frontline community workers from 800 organizations and First Nations communities across Canada to deliver high quality, community financial education tailored to the needs of low-income and vulnerable Canadians. Today, these individuals are equipped to provide financial education to thousands of Canadians annually in over 170 communities across Canada.

For more information about our organization visit our website at: www.prospercanada.org

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